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Conor Callahan

Assistant Professor

Department of Managerial Studies


Building & Room:

UH 2221


601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 996-0774

CV Link:

Conor Callahan

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Selected Publications

  • Zavyalova, A., Callahan, C.*, Hubbard, T.*, & Zyung, D.* (Forthcoming). Competition and Constituents’ Polarization Online. Journal of Management. *Equal author contribution
  • Callahan, C. (2024). Arranging Golden Goodbyes for Executive Exits: A Review and Agenda for Severance Pay. Journal of Management, 50(1): 158-187.
  • Callahan, C., Mitra, A. & Sauerwald, S. (2021). Female Board Representation and Firm Efficiency: Investigating via Human Capital Development Policies. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2021(1), 1-6. [equal contribution for the authors]

Notable Honors

2021, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management Annual Conference

2015, 2017, Best Paper Award Nominee, Strategic Management Society Annual Conference

2017, Outstanding Reviewer, Academy of Management Annual Conference, BPS Division

2016, Outstanding Reviewer, Academy of Management Annual Conference, OMT Division


PhD in Strategic Management, Rice University (2019)
MS in Industrial and Labor Relations (Concentration in Organizational Behavior), Cornell University (2014)
BS in Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University (2012)

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Management
  • Strategic Management Society
  • International Corporate Governance Society
  • Southern Management Association